Litter Size

How many babies does a Northern quoll have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Northern quolls are in a litter?

A Northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus) usually gives birth to around 6 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 6 babies.

Upon birth, they weight 96 grams (0.21 lbs) and measure 3.9 cm (0′ 2″). They are a member of the Dasyuridae family (genus: Dasyurus). An adult Northern quoll grows up to a size of 21.4 cm (0′ 9″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Northern quoll is 6

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), also known as the northern native cat, the North Australian native cat, the satanellus or the njanmak (in the indigenous Mayali language, djabo” in Kunwinjku in is a carnivorous marsupial native to Australia. Kunwinjku people of Western Arnhem Land regard djabo as “good tucker”. The hair is singed, the gut is removed (but not the heart or liver) and the cavity packed with bush herbs. It is roasted on hot rocks in a hole.

Other animals of the family Dasyuridae

Northern quoll is a member of the Dasyuridae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Northern quoll

Those animals also give birth to 6 babies at once:

Animals that get as old as a Northern quoll

Other animals that usually reach the age of 2.83 years:

Animals with the same weight as a Northern quoll

What other animals weight around 477 grams (1.05 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Northern quoll

Also reaching around 21.4 cm (0′ 9″) in size do these animals: